Oxford Spanish Dictionary
Call Number: REF PC4640 .O94 2008
Publication Date: 2008-06-09
Compiled by expert teams of Spanish and English lexicographers and boasting a two-color layout, the Oxford Spanish Dictionary provides rich, contemporary coverage of Spanish from around the world. This superb resource covers over 24 varieties of Spanish as it is written and spoken throughout the Spanish-speaking world--from Spain to Mexico, from Peru to the River Plate. This, the fourth edition, includes more than 4,000 new words, with over 300,000 words and phrases and half a million translations in total. The dictionary provides extensive supplementary material covering business, IT, and scientific terminology, and a completely revised section on the cultures of Spanish and English-speaking countries. As in previous editions, there are thousands of sample sentences to illustrate meaning and usage, special emphasis on idioms and regional expressions, and extensive glossaries for easy identification of senses, style, levels, and more.